100 Essential Indian Films (National Cinemas) (Hardcover)
This book offers a comprehensive view of the 100 most significant films ever produced in Bollywood. Each entry includes cast and crew information, language, date of release, a short description of the film's plot, and most significantly, the importance of the film in the Indian canon.
Rohit K. Dasgupta is program director and lecturer in global communications and development at Loughborough University. He is the author of Digital Queer Cultures in India (2017) and editor of Queering Digital India (2018) and Friendship as Social Justice Activism (2018). Sangeeta Datta is a filmmaker, educator, and cultural commentator. She is the author of Shyam Benegal (2002) and Tagore: At Home in the World (2016) and coeditor of Rituparno Ghosh: Cinema, Gender and Art (2016). Datta is also the director of Baithak Arts, a not-for-profit company which promotes and celebrates the rich legacy of South Asian arts.